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# security - Sunday 22 February, 2015

# security - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I'm grand
# No Worries
# No Worries

Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I'm grand

Feb 18th 2015, 4:21 PM 12,490 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach says he does not feel extra personal security is necessary.

# security - Friday 13 February, 2015

Apple is rolling out a small but important security update for messaging
# Safety In Numbers
# Safety In Numbers

Apple is rolling out a small but important security update for messaging

Feb 13th 2015, 3:38 PM 21,329 Views 17 Comments

Both iMessage and Facetime will now support two-step verification, adding an extra layer of security to both accounts.

# security - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft

Feb 12th 2015, 10:20 AM 20,920 Views 17 Comments

The introduction of kill switches on smartphones has helped reduce the number of robberies and thefts in London, New York and San Francisco.

# security - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Here's how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Here's how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer

Feb 10th 2015, 7:30 PM 12,802 Views 5 Comments

As it’s Safer Internet Day it’s worth brushing up on the different factors to keep your info safe.

# security - Sunday 1 February, 2015

This is why you should be using a password manager
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is why you should be using a password manager

Feb 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 21,484 Views 19 Comments

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe

Feb 1st 2015, 7:30 AM 17,711 Views 34 Comments

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# security - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

If you're using one of these passwords, you're in serious trouble
# Security
# Security

If you're using one of these passwords, you're in serious trouble

Jan 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 56,227 Views 44 Comments

Although it’s not too late to change it to something better.

# security - Monday 19 January, 2015

The group that brought PSN/Xbox Live down gets a taste of its own medicine
# Security Flaws
# Security Flaws

The group that brought PSN/Xbox Live down gets a taste of its own medicine

Jan 19th 2015, 4:49 PM 10,495 Views 9 Comments

Both usernames and passwords of those using Lizard Squad’s tool LizardStresser, a tool which allowed anyone to launch their own DDoS attack, were exposed after it was allegedly hacked.

# security - Monday 12 January, 2015

'It's wrong that Irish Water won't reveal how much it's paying for security' - Fianna Fáil
# Not In The Public Interest
# Not In The Public Interest

'It's wrong that Irish Water won't reveal how much it's paying for security' - Fianna Fáil

Jan 12th 2015, 5:50 PM 21,775 Views 72 Comments

The company said revealing this information could result in higher costs which would have to be passed on to consumers.

# security - Monday 5 January, 2015

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account
# All Gone Now
# All Gone Now

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account

Jan 5th 2015, 1:32 PM 7,134 Views 2 Comments

The flaw allowed anyone to bypass Apple’s security system and repeatedly guess a user’s iCloud password without getting locked out.

# security - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year
# Security
# Security

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year

Dec 30th 2014, 4:37 PM 9,161 Views 39 Comments

The figure has increased since 2012.

# security - Saturday 20 December, 2014

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse
# Protect
# Protect

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

Dec 20th 2014, 7:40 PM 15,467 Views 55 Comments

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts
# Intruder Alert
# Intruder Alert

'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts

Dec 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,944 Views 11 Comments

It can happen to anyone but there are things you can do to make it more difficult for burglars to rob you.

# security - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible'
# Sydney Siege
# Sydney Siege

Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible'

Dec 17th 2014, 7:05 AM 3,476 Views 36 Comments

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

# security - Thursday 11 December, 2014

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?
# Prevention
# Prevention

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,951 Views 3 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

# security - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Google only needs one click to tell if you're a robot or not
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

Google only needs one click to tell if you're a robot or not

Dec 3rd 2014, 3:09 PM 10,717 Views 10 Comments

Completing captchas may soon be a thing of the past.

# security - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security?

Nov 18th 2014, 9:20 AM 19,915 Views 218 Comments

Ministers have faced tense protests in the last number of days – is it time to beef up security?

# security - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

If you're using Windows, you may want to update it now
# Flaw
# Flaw

If you're using Windows, you may want to update it now

Nov 12th 2014, 4:35 PM 20,558 Views 35 Comments

Microsoft has issued emergency patches for a flaw that has been around since Windows 95 was released.

# security - Monday 10 November, 2014

Santa Claus just went through baggage control at Dublin Airport
# No Liquids Or Creams
From The Daily Edge
# No Liquids Or Creams

Santa Claus just went through baggage control at Dublin Airport

Nov 10th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,292 Views 5 Comments

Ehh…

# security - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Oct 29th 2014, 9:58 PM 16,247 Views 70 Comments

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

# security - Friday 3 October, 2014

Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked

Oct 3rd 2014, 10:37 AM 8,115 Views 6 Comments

User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.

# security - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
# Gone
# Gone

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Oct 1st 2014, 10:47 PM 12,480 Views 10 Comments

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

# security - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Why is airport security different around the world?
# Security Concerns
# Security Concerns

Why is airport security different around the world?

Sep 28th 2014, 6:30 PM 23,527 Views 60 Comments

Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?

# security - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How to change the password for your WiFi modem
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Sep 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 40,031 Views 23 Comments

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

# security - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Apple gives iCloud an extra layer of security after nude photo scandal
# Two-step Verification
# Two-step Verification

Apple gives iCloud an extra layer of security after nude photo scandal

Sep 17th 2014, 2:31 PM 8,508 Views 17 Comments

iCloud owners will now be able to activate two-step verification for iCloud, meaning they will need a smartphone to log in to their account.

# security - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data
# Security
# Security

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data

Sep 16th 2014, 1:36 PM 5,566 Views 14 Comments

The Apple CEO said that Apple’s business is ‘not based on having information’ about its users and that government agencies don’t have back door access to its servers.

# security - Friday 5 September, 2014

Apple vows to tighten up security after iCloud celebrity hack
# Better Late Than Never
# Better Late Than Never

Apple vows to tighten up security after iCloud celebrity hack

Sep 5th 2014, 11:08 AM 5,657 Views 17 Comments

The company plans to push two-step authentication and send notifications to users any time someone tries to restore their iCloud account.

# security - Monday 1 September, 2014

Irish and UK authorities to launch new terrorist flight watchlist
# Cooperating Cousins
# Cooperating Cousins

Irish and UK authorities to launch new terrorist flight watchlist

Sep 1st 2014, 10:45 PM 18,877 Views 130 Comments

Irish and UK intelligence sharing is “at an all time high.”

# security - Thursday 28 August, 2014

More than 100 jobs to be created in Dublin, Meath and Belfast
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

More than 100 jobs to be created in Dublin, Meath and Belfast

Aug 28th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,247 Views 10 Comments

The jobs will be created by four companies over the next two years.

# security - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Why you should take five minutes out of your time to activate Find my Phone
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Why you should take five minutes out of your time to activate Find my Phone

Aug 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 27,899 Views 49 Comments

You will be thankful you activated it if your phone is ever stolen or goes missing.

# security - Sunday 17 August, 2014

How to make sure your Facebook security settings are in top shape
# Checkup
# Checkup

How to make sure your Facebook security settings are in top shape

Aug 17th 2014, 10:15 AM 19,596 Views 17 Comments

Most of your information could be publicly available and you might not even realise it.

# security - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here are the warning signs that will tell you an email is a phishing scam
# Eagle Eyes
# Eagle Eyes

Here are the warning signs that will tell you an email is a phishing scam

Aug 16th 2014, 4:30 PM 31,463 Views 24 Comments

Scams are getting smarter, but if you keep an eye out for details, you can spot the warning signs.

# security - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security
# Paranoid Android
# Paranoid Android

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security

Aug 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,395 Views 24 Comments

Although there are a few important caveats to keep in mind before you do.

# security - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe
# Safety First
# Safety First

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe

Aug 12th 2014, 11:59 AM 12,249 Views 10 Comments

It’s always worth taking an extra step to ensure your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

# security - Friday 1 August, 2014

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach
# Paddywhackery
# Paddywhackery

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach

Aug 1st 2014, 1:34 PM 8,172 Views 11 Comments

The Irish bookmakers has faced criticism over a data breach that occurred in 2010.

# security - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Your items and appliances may be getting smarter, but they're far from safe
# Dumb Security
# Dumb Security

Your items and appliances may be getting smarter, but they're far from safe

Jul 30th 2014, 4:13 PM 12,919 Views 15 Comments

A report from HP found that the majority of smart items, or ‘Internet of Things’ enabled devices, have “an alarmingly high average number of vulnerabilities per device.”

# security - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting
# Conflict
# Conflict

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Jul 22nd 2014, 6:25 AM 2,957 Views 4 Comments

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

# security - Monday 7 July, 2014

US set to ban uncharged phones and laptops from flights
# Switched On
# Switched On

US set to ban uncharged phones and laptops from flights

Jul 7th 2014, 1:45 PM 14,949 Views 50 Comments

There are fears that terrorist groups have found new ways to hide explosive devices in electronic gadgets.

# security - Friday 4 July, 2014

Who makes complaints about gardaí and why?
# Who Watches The Watchmen
# Who Watches The Watchmen

Who makes complaints about gardaí and why?

Jul 4th 2014, 6:15 AM 10,284 Views 18 Comments

In Dublin, it is the South region that complains the most.